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a combining form used in the names of kinds of discourse, spoken or written:
analogue; monologue; travelogue.
Also, -log.
Origin of -logue
< French < Latin -logus < Greek -logos. See logos Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for -logue


combining form
indicating speech or discourse of a particular kind: travelogue, monologue
Word Origin
from French, from Greek -logos
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Word Origin and History for -logue

word-forming element meaning "one who is immersed in or driven by," mostly from French-derived words, ultimately from Greek -logos, -logon. Now mostly superseded by -loger, -logist except in ideologue and a few others. As a combining element meaning "kind of discourse," it is from French -logue, from Greek -logos.

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